What is Italy's Matteo Renzi's endgame? So far, despite his government's reforms, Italy still hasn't really dragged itself out of recession. Last year's GPD growth at 0.8% was less than … [Read more...]
Posts on what is going on in Italian politics.
It's like old Berlusconi times. Italy's prime minister of the moment, Matteo Renzi, is most unhappy that some of the nation's political chat shows are painting his management of Italy in a … [Read more...]
Often dubbed an anti-establishment political movement, in actual fact, Italy'sFive Star Movement is promoting an establishment that works and serves citizens. Several Five Star Movement … [Read more...]
It's like bad old Berlusconi times. Today, and after a parliamentary commission recommended his arrest, Senator Antonio Azzollini's skin was saved by his senate colleges, 189 of whom voted … [Read more...]
Stephen Lusher, the former Australian politician who contributes to Italy Chronicles, found the results of recent regional elections somewhat perplexing. He asked me for my opinion on the … [Read more...]